Michael DeMasters, 24, Killed in Valley Springs Crash on Double Springs Road
CALAVERAS COUNTY, CA (February 23, 2021) – A motorcycle crash killed Michael DeMasters along Double Springs Road in Valley Springs.
The California Highway Patrol identified the 24-year-old Valley Springs man as the victim of the fatal accident on Sunday afternoon.
The collision began when Michael DeMasters was riding a 2021 Kawasaki ZX-6R west on Double Springs Road. At the same time, a 2012 Chevrolet Camaro was traveling at a high rate of speed east.
Speeding Teen Driver Hits Motorcyclist Head-On
The 17-year-old boy driving the Chevrolet entered a right-hand curve, west of Highway 26. He then crossed over the double-yellow lines into the path of the motorcycle.
CHP said in the process, the Camaro slammed head-on into the Kawasaki rider. Michael DeMasters ended up ejected off his bike as a result of the crash.
Meanwhile, medical personnel took the teen motorist to Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas with minor injuries. The tragic Valley Springs crash is still under investigation.
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